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17 May 2017
The Welsh housing market is more subdued than the rest of the UK. Housing policy is shaped by the Welsh government, but the UK general election will affect developments.
15 May 2017
Our latest annual report on the number of outstanding interest-only mortgages shows the same pattern of numbers continuing to fall. Since 2012, the total has declined by more than 40%.
8 May 2017
Survey findings from YouGov show a high degree of satisfaction with lenders among first-time buyers.
4 May 2017
The new Guardianship Act will help lenders deal with the difficult circumstances when a borrower is reported missing - and their finances are left in limbo.
21 April 2017
Figures show that mortgage approvals are lower than the Bank of England predicted when it tightened macro-prudential policy in 2014. So, is it time to re-calibrate?
20 April 2017
Our estimate of gross mortgage lending for March is £21.4 billion. Accounting for seasonal factors, this figure is slightly lower but in line with average lending over the past year.
3 April 2017
From this week, buy-to-let landlords begin to bear a progressively tightening new tax burden, which has already begun to slow growth of the sector.
27 March 2017
If Brexit means there will be fewer immigrants, does that mean we need to build fewer homes? John Perry, policy adviser at the Chartered Institute of Housing, examines the issues.
23 March 2017
Activity levels slowly recover as transactions remain above the 100,000 threshold for the second month in a row. Our estimate of gross lending for February is £18.2 billion.
20 March 2017
CML member Landbay Partners Ltd produces detailed analysis of the UK rental market. In this article, Landbay CEO John Goodall looks at what the data shows about recent developments.